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Heatwave kills 23 in Japan over one week

Heatwave kills 23 in Japan over one week

Tokyo, Aug 14 (UNI) At least 23 people were killed and over 12,000 sought medical help due to heatwaves across Japan over the last week, the country's Fire Department said on Wednesday.

The agency released data was collected from August 5-11, local media reported. The largest number of victims were recorded from the Japanese capital of Tokyo where about 1,460 people were taken to hospitals.

In some areas of the country, the temperature was above 102 degrees Fahrenheit. Experts warn that high temperatures in Japan can remain for at least two weeks. .

UNI XC JAL 0902

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Eleven killed, 4 injured at van collision in eastern Thailand

Eleven killed, 4 injured at van collision in eastern Thailand

18 Aug 2019 | 3:03 PM

Bangkok, Aug 18 (UNI) A van collision in eastern Thailand killed 11 and injured four on Sunday, local media reported.

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Nine civilians killed in roadside bomb blast in N Afghanistan

Nine civilians killed in roadside bomb blast in N Afghanistan

18 Aug 2019 | 2:53 PM

Kabul, Aug 18 (UNI) Hours after a deadly attack in the Afghan capital in which 63 people were killed in a wedding ceremony, a roadside bomb on Sunday claimed another nine lives in northern province of Balkh.

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Hong Kong braces for huge rally as China condemns US 'gross interference'

18 Aug 2019 | 12:09 PM

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Hong Kong, Aug 18 (UNI) Hong Kong is bracing for a fresh rally by more than 100,000 protesters after two months of increasingly violent clashes that have prompted severe warnings from Beijing and no sign of concessions from the city’s government.

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Hong Kong braces for huge rally as China condemns US 'gross interference'

18 Aug 2019 | 12:01 PM

Hong Kong, Aug 17 (UNI) Hong Kong is bracing for a fresh rally by more than 100,000 protesters after two months of increasingly violent clashes that have prompted severe warnings from Beijing and no sign of concessions from the city’s government.

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N Korea slams US for conducting joint military drills with S Korea

18 Aug 2019 | 12:01 PM

Pyongyang, Aug 18 (UNI) North Korea has once again lambasted the United States for conducting joint military drills with South Korea, local media reported on Sunday.

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